400 Rep Fury Workout + A Look At How I Train

Free workout below! But first, a look into my approach to training!     I typically follow one of two protocols for my workouts. The first is rest-based training approach. This is a style of exercise developed by the founders of Metabolic Effect (Dr. Jade Teta and Keoni Teta (now run by Gary Leake) where…

Panda Express {First Time Experience + Wok Smart Review!}

Preface: This post is in no way associated with Panda Express, and I was not compensated for sharing my thoughts! I’m sharing because I realize that the vast majority of people would like to have more information regarding making healthy choices when they dine out and are looking for restaurants that offer healthy options, especially…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 03.01.2019 {Reading}

Welcome to the third habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is reading! Aside from weight training, one of the biggest dial movers in terms of my personal growth and development came from investing time in reading books (and listening to them via Audible). While I may not have…

Want Results? Focus On Habits, Not On Finding Motivation

“Results have very little to do with goals and nearly everything to do with systems.” James Clear Holy moly this is the truth… Having goals isn’t enough. Having knowledge isn’t enough. Having motivation isn’t enough. You can have all those things, but without taking consistent action, you won’t see results. I was talking with one of…

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

It’s that time of year! Are you as lost as I usually am when it comes to good gift ideas? I’ll do my best to point you in the right direction! Click the title link to go to the product detail. I have included gifts that assist with healthy living and/or have a growth-oriented focus. But,…

Easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Kid, husband, and foodie approved roasted Brussels sprouts! I firmly believe that cooking vegetables is more about the right method and seasoning than anything else. For Thanksgiving this year I went with my tried-and-true method for most of my roasted vegetables (like this asparagus), but I swapped things up and made Brussels sprouts per my…

Transformation Is More Than Physical

I shared this #TransformationTuesday on my Instagram page this last week, but I know not everyone follows me there so I also wanted to share it here. There’s 14 years between these 2 photos. External proof that you should #LiftTheHeavyThings. However, the internal transformation, the mindset shift, and the personal growth that has occurred between…

The Ultimate Healthy Convenience Item List for #MinimalistMealPrep

My personal meal prep method has evolved to be this: spend as little time as possible to get the job done (#MinimalistMealPrep). Instead of doing everything myself or making everything from scratch, I find shortcuts where I can that don’t sacrifice health in the process. I want to encourage others to do the same, especially…

Thoughts on Sharing Your Story

  I love this quote. Brené Brown is the master of all things #RadicalResponsibility. It did get me thinking though… (Are you surprised? 🤣) Owning our full experience and sharing our full story is not merely about our own healing, it is also about helping others walk through their own similar journeys. With the Lord’s help, we…

Closing Soon!! Dashing Dish Stronger Together Challenge!

Just dropping in to let you all know about something incredible in case you want to join us! I am excited to share what the team at Dashing Dish have been hard at work putting together for you! The Dashing Dish 8 Week Stronger Together Challenge! I am truly blessed to be a part of the…

The Power of Tiny Habits

“If you plant the right seed in the right spot, it will grow without further coaxing. I believe this is the best metaphor for creating habits. The “right seed” is the tiny behavior that you choose. The “right spot” is the sequencing — what it comes after. The “coaxing” part is amping up motivation, which…